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9781927366356
5.5 x 8.5 inches
432 pages
paperback
CDN$ 19.95
BISAC: FIC019000
BISAC: FIC008000
BISAC: FIC045000

 

 
Whatever Lola Wants
by George Szanto
CDN$ 19.95

“Stories of desire, chance, promise, brought from the down below. Against the rules of heaven, what hope is there?”

Ted tells stories. High on a cloud above Mount Washington, he peers down at the earth, listening to the memories of the mortal folk he watches. Lola, once a famous Hollywood bombshell, now a god, listens to his stories. Ted’s words capture her heart, just as she captured the hearts of her fans.

Down on Earth, three families experience joy, tragedy, hope, and loss. Milton and Theresa are activists, conservationists, parents, lovers, fighters. Johnnie Cochan is a self-styled ecological leader, haunted by sadness and fear. And Carney is a disaster recovery specialist who can quench an oil-platform fire but finds love hard to hold onto. Through their attractions and battles, their futures become bound, as Cochan’s vision for a new utopia, a massive construction project, threatens to rupture everything.

Whatever Lola Wants is story about stories—those we tell others, and those that fill us up. It is also about the stories we tell ourselves and the ways they make us who we are—admired artists, despised monsters, adored immortals.


Whatever Lola Wants
by George Szanto
9781927366363
BISAC: FIC019000
BISAC: FIC008000
BISAC: FIC045000
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